Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
All of us are products of our childhood.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.